UltrasunUltrasun UV Face & Scalp Mist SPF50, £18
Best SPF For Hair
Finding the best sunscreen for your face is imperative, but what about your hair? Looking after your scalp and protecting it from harmful UV is just as important, yet most of us overlook it entirely. Fortunately, Ultrasun’s clever SPF 50 mist is lightweight and provides valuable sun protection for your face and scalp without leaving your hair feeling greasy or crispy. It is one of our won’t-travel-without summer hair essentials.
Hair by Sam McKnightSunDaze Sea Spray, £26
Best Texturising Spray
Legendary hairstylist Sam McKnight knows all too well how coveted a good texturising spray is. Those relaxed, beachy waves aren’t as easy to achieve as they look. Thankfully Sam has created the ultimate styling spray that provides just the right amount of texture and hold, and it even offers UV protection.
Color WowDream Coat Supernatural Spray, £27
Best Anti-Frizz Hair Product
This is a game-changing holiday hair product, especially if you’re heading somewhere with a humid climate. The lightweight mist acts as a waterproof shield for hair, batting off the frizz-inducing effect of humidity and leaving you with smoother, glossier locks. We’ve also found that using Dream Coat makes our hair easier to manage and speeds up drying time. Watch out for an extra strength Dream Coat formula launching imminently.
OuaiDetox Shampoo, £12
Best Clarifying Shampoo
SPF, sand and chlorine can build up on your scalp and hair, so it’s always worth packaging Ouai Detox Shampoo – it comes in a travel-friendly 89ml bottle. It’s by far one of the best clarifying shampoos we’ve tried as it rinses away the above without stripping out natural oils. For the best results, use this clarifying shampoo once a week to give your hair and scalp a deep cleanse.
JVN HairNurture Deep Moisture Mask, £21
Best Hair Mask
No list of summer hair essentials would be complete without at least one JVN Hair product, and this has holiday hair product written all over it. Packed full of strengthening rice protein, smoothing hemisqualane and moisturising camellia oil, this creamy hair mask transforms dry, thirsty hair in just one use. We recommend leaving it on for as long as possible while you shower to really maximise the benefits.
OlaplexNo.7 Bonding Oil, £28
Best Hair Oil
Two to three drops of Olaplex No.7 Bonding Oil through the mid-lengths and ends of your hair will give it a new lease of life. Despite the richness of the oil, it doesn’t weigh down your hair. Instead, it helps to soften and smooth dry, frazzled ends and curb frizz. If your someone who loves swimming, this is one of those holiday hair products that will make a real difference to the look and feel of your tresses after a week away.
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